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16 Joab, whose mother was Zeruiah, was the commander of the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was in charge of the records; 17 Zadok son of Ahitub and Ahimelech son of Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was the court secretary; 18 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was in charge of[a] David's bodyguards; and David's sons were priests.

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  1. 2 Samuel 8:18 Some ancient translations was in charge of; Hebrew does not have these words.

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